Mende

[ men-dee ]
/ ˈmɛn di /

noun, plural Men·des, (especially collectively) Men·de for 1.

a member of a people living in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
a Niger-Congo language of the Mande branch spoken by the Mende people.

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Mendes
/ (ˈmɛndɛz) /

noun

Sam (uel) (Alexander). born 1965, British theatre and film director, who made his name as artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse, London (1992–2002) before directing the films American Beauty (1999), The Road to Perdition (2002), Revolutionary Road (2008), and Skyfall (2012)
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